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CONCORD, N.C.-Thursday, May 18th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- USTDA is partnering with Kenyan renewable energy developer Xago Africa and US battery storage manufacturer Alevo USA, Inc and analytics service provider Alevo Analytics to support the development of a utility scale solar photovoltaic power plant with integrated battery storage in Siaya County, Kenya. The project will utilize battery storage technology from Alevo and will be among the first utility-scale battery storage installations in Africa.

A $1.4 million technical study supported by the partnership will also provide detailed analytics for the Kenyan power system and serve as a roadmap to help advance the energy storage market in Kenya. Implementation of energy storage technologies can increase the efficiency and stability of the national grid, allow for increased integration of renewable energy generation sources, and reduce reliance on expensive fossil fuel generation in Kenya ... Read more »

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 Becomes a Leading Global Sensor Solutions Provider

TOKYO & SAN JOSE, Calif.-Thursday, May 18th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- TDK Corporation (President and CEO: Shigenao Ishiguro, “TDK”) and InvenSense, Inc. (President and CEO: Behrooz Abdi, “InvenSense”) announce that TDK has completed the all-cash acquisition of InvenSense.

The acquisition price was $13.00 USD per InvenSense share, and the total acquisition price was approximately $1.3 billion USD.

TDK currently focuses on three market segments: automotive, industrial equipment & energy, and information & communications technology (ICT). As part of its strategy for growth in these key areas, TDK has identified sensors and actuators, energy units and next-generation electronic components as three product areas for strategic growth aimed at unlocking new business opportunities in the sphere of the Internet of Things (IoT). Sensors are viewed as an imp ... Read more »

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 Arianespace successfully launches first SES hybrid satellite with wide beams and high throughput capability to serve airlines and WAAS payload to augment GPS

 

KOUROU, French Guiana-Friday, May 19th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SES (Euronext Paris:SESG) (LuxX:SESG) announced today that the SES-15 satellite was successfully launched onboard a Soyuz rocket from the Guiana Space Center in Kourou, French Guiana at 08:54 local time. This is SES's first satellite to launch on a Soyuz rocket for a geostationary transfer orbit mission.

SES-15 carries a hybrid payload, comprising Ku-band wide beams and Ku-band High Throughput Satellite (HTS) capability, with connectivity to gateways in Ka-band. SES’s first hybrid satellite will be located at the orbital position of 129 degrees West and is equipped with 16 Ku-band transponders (36 MHz equivalent) as well as HTS capabilities to serve North America, Mexico, Central America and the C ... Read more »

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